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Fabrication Guidelines

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Fabrication of equipment is defined as the purchase of some dollar items for assembly into a large piece of equipment.  The equipment when fabricated must meet the guidelines for capitalization of equipment.  Equipment must:

  1. Have a useful life of two years
  2. Have a cost value of $1,800 for Clarkson University funded equipment or $5,000 for research sponsored equipment

A Fabrication Request Form must be completed with appropriate approvals and sent to the Comptroller’s Office in a timely manner.

Purchases made with University Procurement Cards that reference account code 2528 – Fabrication of equipment must:

  1. Have ALL receipts attached to the expense report
  2. Reference the title of the equipment being fabricated in the description line